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Help! I don't know what she is!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by VespaGirl, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. VespaGirl

    VespaGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Can someone tell me what this little girl is. She is so tiny and doesn't seem to get any bigger. My daughter found her running around in a park and we couldn't find the owner so we took her home. She is very sweet but my daughter wants to show her at the fair. I realized I have no idea what she is.
     
  2. VespaGirl

    VespaGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is another pic
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    To me, she looks like a Red Cochin Bantam or a Red or Buff Cochin Bantam mix.
     
  4. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a buff bantam cochin. So glad you found her!!! They're one of my favorite breeds :)
     
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    This. She looks a perfect size for a bantam. Is she laying? If you ever want a hen to brood chicks, she should be your go-to girl. Mine was so broody last year she tried to brood in the feeder [​IMG]

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  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    She looks like a Buff Cochin bantam (but appears slightly on the dark side for a Buff Cochin bantam), but I suspect that is because the lighting in not real good in the pic. Good lighting in a photo can make all the difference in the world.
     
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  7. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :lau You just made me like bantam cochins that much more! My oldest isn't broody yet but she likes to tuck any egg she can find under her. I figure it's good practice :)
     
  8. VespaGirl

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    Thank you! She is dark for a buff. The pic was taken in the morning and that is exactly the color she is. We have a buff Orpington and she is much darker and redder. So I guess she is a red?
     
  9. VespaGirl

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    She isn't laying yet. She is too busy doing everything she can to get out of the coop!
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    If that's the case, I would say, yes, she is a Red Cochin bantam hen.
     
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